Tranquilent™ for Children- Insight by Dr. Godby

Posted Dennis Godby, ND Blog

During this interview, Dr. Dennis Godby, ND shares his experience using Sanesco’s Targeted Nutritional Therapy™ (TNT) formula Tranquilent™ for children with behavioral issues, attention difficulties, and/or anxiousness. Dr. Godby is a naturopathic doctor in Sacramento, CA where he has been a primary care provider for the past 15 years. Read on or listen  (18:30 minutes) […]

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male libido, neurotransmitters, dopamine, glutamate, serotonin, testosterone, ejaculation, erection, libido, sexual desire, testosterone 

Male Libido, Testosterone, & Neurotransmitters

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

While testosterone is often thought of as the source of male libido, the nervous system plays a crucial role as well. In fact, three nervous system messengers (that is, neurotransmitters)—dopamine, glutamate, and serotonin—impact male sexual health. Players in Male Libido What is Dopamine? Dopamine plays an important role in emotion, motor control, focus, working memory, […]

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better sleep, cortisol, melatonin, GABA, glutamate, norepinephrine, serotonin, stress 

5 New Ways to Get Better Sleep

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

We’ve all heard of different ways to get better sleep, ranging from room darkening curtains to various remedies. We try one thing after another, hoping to catch a few more Zzzzs. Despite all our efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports over 35% of the population continues to get less than the […]

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Sanesco neurotransmitter and hormone test kit, neurotransmitter testing, hormone testing 

What Neurotransmitter Testing Could Mean For You

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Your Neurotransmitters These molecules transmit messages within the brain and throughout the body, providing the communication to all the organs, tissues and muscles. When they are in balance, you feel good and your body works as it should. When they are out of balance, you might feel anxious, depressed, tired, irritable or any number of […]

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cbd, cannabidiol, cannabis 

How does CBD affect Neurotransmitters?

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Cannabis and CBD: What is the difference?  THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol) are both compounds found in Cannabis plants that bind to cannabinoid receptors. Cannabinoid CB1 G-protein coupled [TT1] receptors are among the most common Gai-protein receptors found in the brain. Cannabis is well known for a variety of medicinal and recreational uses. The THC […]

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hormones, estrogen, hormone balance, sex hormones 

Too Much Estrogen: Losing Hormone Balance

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

What is Estrogen? “Estrogen” is a term used to refer to the three different estrogen hormones produced by the body: estrone (E1), estradiol (E2), and estriol (E3). Estradiol is considered the estrogen with the most impact on mood and behavior.[1] Estradiol is produced and released by the ovaries.[2],[3] The estrogens can also be synthesized in […]

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The Biological Clock for Women: What it Means for Neurotransmitters and Hormones

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

Biological women experience a cycle of sex hormones throughout their lifetime, throughout the month, and even throughout the day. This biological clock has an influence on cascades of other bodily processes, including mood and behavior. Starting at the onset of puberty, women’s sex hormone levels fluctuate in somewhat predictable patterns throughout the menstrual cycle and […]

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SAMe supplement 

SAMe: Ingredient Overview & Clinical Value of Supplementation

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

S-adenosyl methionine (SAMe) is a compound found in every cell of the human body.[1] It was discovered in 1952 and has since been researched as a potential supplement for alleviation of depression.[2] Early studies conducted on the efficacy of SAMe may have been limited by the rapid degradation of some SAMe formulations.[3] Newer formulations of […]

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PTSD is an increasingly common psychological malady with strong connections to the neurotransmitters and adrenal hormones of the HPA axis. 

PTSD, Neurotransmitters, and the Adrenals

Posted Connie Shoemaker, ND Blog

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is an increasingly common psychological malady with strong connections to the neurotransmitters and adrenal hormones of the HPA axis.[1] PTSD is often manifested in individuals who have experienced physically or psychological disturbing events, such as combat, natural disasters, gang violence, sexual molestation, witnessing a death, and even childbirth.[2] People with […]

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Psychobiotics are probiotics that may benefit people with psychiatric, or neurological illnesses. 

Psychobiotics: Can bacteria make you happy?

Posted Ramona Richard, MS, NC Blog

The Microbiome Humans are made up of not only human cells, but trillions of bacterial cells. Bacteria often get a bad rap and are associated with dirtiness and disease. However, many bacteria are necessary for humans to thrive. The human intestinal tract contains 100 trillion bacteria (that’s 10 to 100 times more bacteria than human […]

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